An exhibition that explores what family life can provide to creative professionals. While having both a family and a productive practice is nothing new, the trend of honoring the synthesis of the two is a current phenomenon. This exhibition is a project of BROODWORK, the multi-year, cross-disciplinary inquiry surrounding the integration of creative practice and family life founded by It's About Time curators Iris Anna Regn and Rebecca Niederlander. The curators defined, named and now investigate the practices and output of this previously unspoken vanguard community. For this project, the lens is focused on Time, and presents art about such themes as Transience, Permanence, and Conversion through a wide range of works from the fields of visual art, architecture, design, creative writing, and music within the parameters of 21st century life.
Elizabeth Alexander, Jim Campbell, Joyce Campbell, Rebecca Campbell, John Hall, Tim Hawkinson, Steven Hull, Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg (SO-IL,) Corinne Van der Borch and Iwan Baan, Greg Lynn, Dave Muller, Christoph Niemann, Eamon O’Kane, Danica Phelps, Michael Rotondi, Michelle Segre, Tony Tasset, Nina Tolstrup, and Michael Worthington.
Saturday, April 30, 4pm-6pm - Opening reception with sound performance by Health and Beauty, Workshops by Finishing School and Project Food LA
Sunday, May 22, 2pm-5pm - BROODWORK: Marking Time at the Santa Monica Museum of Art
SMMoA's Cause for Creativity welcomes BROODWORK's intergenerational exploration on how family becomes a mechanism for marking time; includes Ann Faison’s Making Time workshop and other hands-on activities. Location: SMMoA, Bergamot Station G1, 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, 90404, Info: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets: $5, FREE for SMMoA Members
Saturday, June 4, 11am
Gallery tour with BROODWORK Curators
Sponsored in part by Pasadena Art Alliance.
Eamon O’Kane’s participation in this exhibition is funded in part by Culture Ireland’s initiative Imagine Ireland – A Year of Irish Artists in America 2011.